Being a part of a professional association is an integral step in building your Career Portfolio.

Being a part of a professional association is an integral step in building your Career Portfolio.  Whatever your discipline may be, having access to a professional organization in your field can help you in countless ways.  For example, many organizations hold seminars for their members to inform them about trends and changes within the industry.  Attending these meetings present great opportunities to expand your professional network.  Not sure about networking?  Check out the  (pdf) for advice.

Many professional organizations offer discounted student rates, take advantage of these before you graduate!

Association Websites

Accounting

Advertising, Marketing & Communications

Alternative Medicine 

Arts / Culture (for Music see below)

Consulting

Chambers of Commerce/Boards of Trade

Education

Engineers 

Environment

Finance

Health / Medicine / Dentistry

Hospitality / Tourism 

Human Resources 

Information Technology

International Business

Legal 

Marketing

Media / Publishing 

Multimedia / Graphic Design 

Music 

Project Management

Psychology

Public Relations

Retail

Science

Small Business/Entrepreneurship

Supply Chain & Operations Management

Women's Organizations

Women in Business

Networking & Mentorship

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